OBA Annual Meeting Concludes, Bar Business Results Announced
November 13, 2019
The Oklahoma Bar Association Annual Meeting concluded at noon, Friday, Nov. 8, 2019, after the OBA House of Delegates meeting held at the Cox Convention Center in downtown Oklahoma City. Prior to the meeting and pursuant to Article III, Section 3 of the OBA Bylaws, six members were deemed elected to the OBA Board of Governors due to no other person filing for the position.
Michael C. Mordy of Ardmore will serve as the 2020 OBA president-elect, assuming the office of OBA president on Jan. 1, 2021. Brandi Nowakowski of Shawnee will serve as vice president during the upcoming year with Susan B. Shields of Oklahoma City, who as the current president-elect becomes president Jan. 1, 2020.
OBA members who also ran unopposed and will take office Jan. 1, 2020, are Michael J. Davis, Durant, Supreme Court Judicial District Two; Joshua A. Edwards, Ada, Supreme Court Judicial District Eight; Robin L. Rochelle, Lawton, Supreme Court Judicial District Nine; and Amber Peckio Garrett, Tulsa, member at large.
The House of Delegates voted to adopt an amended resolution which amends the Oklahoma Rules of the Supreme Court for Mandatory Continuing Legal Education to expand the require legal ethics credit but not increase the total number of credits required annually. The resolution was published in the OBJ 90 7 (September). See the amended resolution at www.okbar.org/resolution-no-one-proposed-amendment-to-rules-of-the-supreme-court-of-oklahoma-for-mandatory-continuing-legal-education.
Revisions and additions to the Oklahoma Title Examination Standards published in the OBJ 90 1188 (Oct. 12, 2019) were approved and are effective immediately.